Side pocket or algibeira for lavradeira costume
Side pocket or "algibeira" for lavradeira costume from minho. Embroidered in wool and glass beads. Has the word "amor" (love) embroidered.
Made in our atelier.
|Black wool flannel and cotton ribbon.
|Size and dimensions
|26 x 19 cm approx.
|Do not wash. Can be dry cleaned.
|The pouch or side pocket - "algibeira" is one of the most iconic item from Minho traditional costume. It almost always takes the shape of a heart, or resembles itself with a woman's shape. It is a small outer pocket, used between the skirt and the apron of the popular costumes. The word "Love" is embroidered very often. Embroidered in wool or cotton treads, with beads and sometimes sequins, they come in the most varied colors.